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Flashcards in Word List 29 Deck (50):
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Lucid

Easily understood; clear

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Lucrative

Profitable

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Ludicrous

Ridiculous; laughable

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Lugubrious

Mournful

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Lull

Soothe

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Lumber

Move heavily or clumsily

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Luminary

Celebrity

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Luminous

Shining; issuing light

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Lummox

Big; clumsy

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Lunge

Quickly dive forward

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Lurid

Wild; sensational; graphic

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Lurk

Stealthily lie in waiting; slink

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Luscious

Pleasing to taste or smell

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Luster

Shine; gloss

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Lustrous

Shining

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Luxuriant

Abundant

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Machinations

Evil schemes or plots

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Madrigal

Pastoral song

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Magnanimous

Generous; great-hearted

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Magnate

Person of prominence or influence

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Magnitude

Greatness; extent

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Maladroit

Clumsy; bungling

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Malaise

Uneasiness

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Malapropism

Comic misuse of a word

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Malcontent

Person dissatisfied with existing state of affaires

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Malediction

Curse

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Malefactor

Evildoer; criminal

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Malicious

Hateful; spiteful

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Malign

Speak evil of

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Malignant

Injurious

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Malingerer

One who feigns illness to escape duty

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Malleable

Capable of being shaped by pounding

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Malodorous

Foul-smelling

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Mammoth

Gigantic; enormous

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Mandate

Order; change

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Maniacal

Raging mad

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Manifest

Evident; visible

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Manifesto

Declaration; statement of policy

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Mannered

Affected; not natural

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Maritime

Bordering on the sea

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Marked

Noticeable or pronounced

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Marred

Damaged; disfigured

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Marshal

Put in order

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Martial

Warlike

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Martinet

Strict disciplinarian

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Martyr

One who voluntarily suffers death for his religion or cause

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Masochist

Person who enjoys his own pain

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Maternal

Motherly

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Matriculate

Enroll

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Maudlin

Effusively sentimental